Fortune - TAI8
Fortune - TAI8
African Americans--History, African Americans--History--To 1863, Artisans
South Carolina and American General Gazette
November 7, 1776
Charleston, South Carolina
1. Self-emancipated from John Ward
RUN away from the Subscriber the middle of December last, a Negro Man named Caesar, about 5 feet 10 inches high, well made, of a very black complexion, has a large nose. Also run-away this day, two Negro Men named Forture and Dick; Fortune is about 5 feet 3 inches high, well made, very black complexion; has a high foretop head of hair, had on a nankeen coat, and a pair of black breeches, stammers a little in his speech. Dick, a tall slim fellow, about 5 feet 10 inches high, a Guinea negro, with his country marks on his face, had on a black coatter. These three negroes are taylors by trade, and well known I town, where they are supposed to be har-boured, a reward of Twenty Pounds will be given for taking up of Caesar, and Five Pounds each for Fortune and Dick, and delivering them to their Master or the Warden of the Workhouse. Who hereby for-bids all persons from harbouring or employing said negroes, as they will be prosecuted with he utmost severity of the law, and I hereby promise a reward of One hundred Pounds currency, on conviction of har-bouring said negroes, if by a white Person, and Thirty Pounds if by a negro or negroes.
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